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Windows TrackPopupMenu Win32k NULL Pointer Dereference

This module exploits a NULL Pointer Dereference in win32k.sys, the vulnerability can be triggered through the use of TrackPopupMenu. Under special conditions, the NULL pointer dereference can be abused on xxxSendMessageTimeout to achieve arbitrary code execution. This module has been tested successfully on Windows XP SP3, Windows 2003 SP2, Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 2008 32bits. Also on Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 2008 R2 SP1 64 bits.

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Module Name



  • Unknown
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [at]>
  • Spencer McIntyre
  • OJ Reeves <oj [at]>



  • Windows x86
  • Windows x64


  • windows


  • x86
  • x64
  • x86
  • x64



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/local/ms14_058_track_popup_menu msf exploit(ms14_058_track_popup_menu) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(ms14_058_track_popup_menu) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(ms14_058_track_popup_menu) > show options and set options... msf exploit(ms14_058_track_popup_menu) > exploit

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